A Yoga Sequence to Start Your Day

A Yoga Sequence to Start Your Day

One of the best things you can do for your overall health and wellbeing and develop a morning routine.  Routines help your body to operate optimally and can set you up for a successful day ahead.  Studies have proven that working out or exercising in the morning can be one of the best morning rituals…

Summer in Nantucket!

Summer in Nantucket!

Join us for a 5 day, 4 night retreat to the beautiful island of Nantucket JUNE 26-30, 2018. Ali and Miles traveled here for their first 4th of July together and could not be more excited to show you around this quintessential, magical island.  We have rented a luxury home as our place of residence…

No White Cleanse

No White Cleanse

It’s around this time of year when the cold and flu get tossed around like hot potatoes.  Part of the reason is we are eating highly processed foods during the holidays filled with items that suppress our immune system.  That’s why it’s the perfect time to cut back on some common culprits… White Sugar White…

Meditation for the Busy Mind

Meditation for the Busy Mind

As a new mom, I have a hard time finding time for myself.  I used to have tons of time to practice yoga, meditate, cook, run around outside, and converse with my husband.  But now, I struggle for 20 minutes.  Today, I found time.  My baby went down for a nap and I rolled out my…

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

A teacher of mine once said that pregnancy is a woman’s initiation into motherhood and I could not agree more. Being a mother now, I see how pregnancy taught me the patience, perseverance and acceptance that is so vital as you move into this transformational time during a woman’s life.  You essential blossom from being…

How yoga transformed my pregnancy

How yoga transformed my pregnancy

Pregnancy has reminded me of the power of yoga and meditation to heal your body.  I have a new found appreciation for the practice as it has helped to medicate certain ailments that have occurred over the course of the last 9 months.  As I enter into my 39th week, I am reminded of the…

A guest blog: The best yoga mat

A guest blog: The best yoga mat

Personally, my favorite mat is the Manduka Pro Mat.  I love this mat because of its cushion and durability. Yet, it is a rather heavy mat that is cumbersome to carry around.  My next favorite would be the Liforme Mat for it’s innovative design and commitment to recyclable materials. Reviews.com did the research to find…

How to increase flexibility in your hips and hamstrings while avoiding injury

How to increase flexibility in your hips and hamstrings while avoiding injury

How to increase flexibility in your hips and hamstrings while avoiding injury Avoiding injury is a tough topic!  It really depends on your own innate ability to listen to internal cues.  Have I gone too far?  What is enough?  Can I back off when I see the goal so close?! Increasing flexibility takes time.  I…

Meditation for Embracing Change

Meditation for Embracing Change

Change and Transition “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but building the new.” – Socrates.  In my early 20’s, I left my corporate career in marketing for a career in health and wellness.  In my late 20’s, I found out that I was pregnant and…